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The Friday Photo – Shakespeare Memorial Room

Posted November 16th, 2013 by Tracey Thorne with No Comments

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This weeks Friday photo is late apologies. It was taken in the Shakespeare Memorial Room at the new Library of Birmingham which open at the end of this summer. The room was originally created and designed to house the Shakespeare Memorial Library by John Henry Chamberlain in1882. It appears to have had a bit of an interesting time and amazing to think it was in the Old Central Library of Birmingham until around 1971. Read here for more information and to follow the story.

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